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DHS to Hold October Cybersecurity Awareness Event; Essye Miller Comments

The U.S. Army is set to discuss cybersecurity policies, practices and training during an annual cybersecurity awareness event in October. The Department of Homeland Security will hold the 2014 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multistate Information Sharing and Analysis Center, the U.S. Army said Monday. Margaret …

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Stephen Fogarty: U.S. Army Must Converge Intell Resources, Cyber Operations

Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commander of the U.S. Army‘s Cyber Center of Excellence, has outlined his organization’s strategy to integrate its new cyber corps’ functions into the signal, intelligence and electronic warfare corps, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes the Army’s newly created cyber center at Fort Gordon, Georgia works to further the …

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Army Uses Geospatial Tech to Analyze Soldiers’ Operational Environment

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has built a geospatial technology intended to help military commanders visualize and examine unfamiliar route for soldiers. The Situational Awareness Geospatially Enabled platform is designed to provide military leaders a full picture of the operating environment in order to make strategic decisions …

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Frank Kendall: Nuclear Program Funds Could Face ‘Big Challenge’ in the 2020s

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has said the military’s nuclear modernization efforts could face funding issues in the coming years, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes that the service branches want nuclear program funds to come from outside their own budgets. “It’s a big challenge in the ’20s in particular. When we get out …

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Gen. Ray Odierno: Congress Should Rethink Defense Spending Cuts

The U.S. Army’s top uniformed officer believes Congress needs to think twice about implementing deeper cuts to defense budget in the face of global security threats, Reuters reported Wednesday. Adrian Croft writes Gen. Ray Odierno said Wednesday the Army will have to further downsize active-duty troops if automatic spending reductions …

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GSA Issues Findings of Fort Carson Energy Efficiency Analysis

The General Services Administration has released a set of findings of a green building demonstration project conducted the U.S. Army‘s Fort Carson base with the goal of helping the Army achieve “net zero” energy by 2020. GSA worked with Fort Carson, the Army, Defense Department and two national laboratories to analyze energy efficiency …

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Michael Krieger: Army Eyes Enterprise Apps for Commercial Cloud Migration

The U.S. Army is considering plans to migrate sensitive enterprise data to commercial cloud environments as the branch awaits new standards from the National Security Agency, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday. Michael Krieger, deputy chief information officer, told audiences at an AFCEA event that the Army has picked 62 applications for transition to the Defense Information …

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Edward Cardon: Gov’t, Industry Can Make Partnership ‘Much Tighter’ for Cyber Domain

  Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, head of U.S. Army Cyber Command, believes the U.S. military could respond to changes in the cyber domain with “a much tighter” government-industry partnerships, Defense News reported Thursday. He told an audience at a Association of the U.S. Army breakfast that work is underway to establish an organization that would allow …

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